Artificial intelligence is automating attacks on political campaigns

CNET | 10/19/2018 | Dan Patterson
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Automation enabled by artificial intelligence has exposed political campaigns to high-tech vulnerabilities at a fast clip, changing the way the organizations need to protect sensitive data.

AI has sped up the attack process. The result: More political campaigns are at a greater risk of hacks that expose sensitive data.

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Both Microsoft and Google are working to strengthen account security.

Microsoft's Windows Hello feature allows users to log in to the operating system with biometric authentication, like facial recognition or a thumbprint. Though not impossible, it's difficult to replicate biometric ID, says Diana Kelley, Microsoft's chief technology officer for cybersecurity issues.

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"Facial recognition is more advanced" than a password, Kelley says, and it slows down the speed of attacks.

Google's new Titan key is a fob device that authenticates your identity with minimal effort. It's...
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